Flytec 6030 - Beloved by Hang Glider pilots worldwide

With its precise pitot tube airspeed indicator and total energy compensation calculator, the 6030 is purpose-built instrument for the keen Hang Glider pilot. Only superseeded in its functionality by the Blade.

It has worldwide familiarity with tried and true performance, providing comprehensive navigation features and virtually unlimited flight recording with an SD card.

Key Features

Built-in pitot airspeed indicator with total energy compensation
Signature highly responsive Flytec Vario with intelligent filtering
Integrated high sensitivity, 20 channel GPS
200 waypoints and 20 Routes (unlimited with SD card)
New: WGS84 distance calculation (as required by CIVL from 2018)
Bluetooth data to 3rd party device
Flarm (optional)


  • Competition route with turnpoint archived notification
  • Buy software upgrade for WGS84 distance calculation - as required by CIVL from 2018
  • Advanced real-time flight-path route optimization
  • McCready speed-to-fly and final glide
  • Automatic indication to the last best lift
  • Wind speed and direction
  • User customizable audio and flight functions
  • User-friendly keypad and menu
  • Moving map
  • Simulation mode
  • Automatic flight recording
  • WP lists
  • Simulation mode
  • Restricted airspace warning and map
  • FLARM anti-collision available
  • Bluetooth link to external device available
  • Sleek, compact and rugged housing
  • >30 hours battery life
  • Primary and back-up rechargeable batteries
  • Superb RF shielding

Robust, shockproof ABS housing, special red finish
Large high contrast graphic LCD
Dimensions: 170x88x26mm
Weight: 340 grams including batteries
Power supply: 4x AA batteries (NiMH or Alkaline)
SD card for storage of flights, waypoints, routes, airspace and instrument configuration
Battery life: >30 h
Operating temperature: 5º to 122ºF (-15 to 50ºC)
Units: m / ft
Resolution: 1 m or 1 ft
Range: up to 36,000 ft or 11,000 m
QNH: air pressure indication in hPa or in Hg
ALT 1: absolute altitude
ALT 2: relative altitude
ALT 3: total altitude gained

Units: m/s or fpm
Graphic indication: ±1600 ft/min. or ±8 m/s
Graphic resolution: 40 ft/min. or 0.2 m/s
Numeric indication: ±20,000 ft/min or ±100 m/s
Numeric resolution: 10 ft/min or 0.1 m/s
Averager: selectable from 1 s to 30 s
Thermal averager for McCready next expected climb: selectable from 1 to 10 min

Volume: 4 levels + Off
Climb tone: selectable lower threshold, base frequency, cadence, modulation, dampening
Near-thermal tone: selectable lower threshold
Sink tone: selectable upper threshold and base frequency
Stall alarm: selectable threshold (can be disabled)
Turnpoint reached alert tone
Airspace approach and entered alert

Built in pitot airspeed or optional external HG or PG sensor
Total energy compensation
Units: kph, knots, mph
Digital display range: 12-180 mph (19-300 kph), resolution 1 mph, kph, kt
Graphic display range: 12–54 mph (20–90 km/h)
Graphic display of altitude corrected stall speed
Calibration: -30

High performance GPS receiver with 48 channels
Position determination at 1 Hz
Distance and direction to last thermal pointer
One button current position display
Speed over ground
Wind: direction graphic, and numeric direction and speed
Last thermal: graphic and numeric direction and distance

Capacity: 200 waypoints (virtually unlimited with SD card)
Entry: Store current position, manual entry, load waypoints from GPX file
Quick mark of current position as waypoint
Add, edit and delete waypoints and routes from instrument keypad
Coordinate formats: dd.ddddd, dd’ , dd’mm’ss
Easily manage waypoint lists for each flying site

Capacity: 20 routes
Entry: Selection from waypoints list
Race route: Start time, number of start gates, exit or enter start, start gate interval with start assistant
Optimized race route
Waypoint-achieved notification with instant record of cylinder crossing
Pointer and to next and second waypoint
Easy skipping waypoints and/or insertion of new waypoint(s) in flight
Route: manual or automatic advancement of waypoint
Units for distance: km or miles

Acoustic and visual warning before and upon entering restricted airspace
Display of 5 nearest airspaces
Airspace shown on map page
Store virtually unlimited airspace files
Easily manage airspace lists for each flying region

Internal logbook: 100 flights
Flight recording in IGC format
Automatic flight start and stop detection
Recording interval: 1 s to 60 s
Date, start time, duration, max altitude, climb, sink, speed
Record time: virtually unlimited flight recording using SD card
Flight memory data maintained if batteries are depleted or are removed
User selectable data fields
Ground speed
Wind speed (direction shown on compass rose)
Wind component in flight direction
Time of day
Flight time
Remaining time to competition start gate
Ground speed required for optimal start
Time to optimal start
Altitude above best glide line
Altitude above best glide line around WP(s) to goal
Altitude above waypoint (McCready speed to fly)
Altimeter 1 (MSL)
GPS altitude
Flight Level
Altimeter 2 (relative)
Altimeter 3 (cumulative altitude)
Flight level
Barometric pressure (hPa)
Digital variometer
Distance to destination
Distance to goal
Distance to cylinder
Distance to start cylinder
Distance to optimized waypoint
Distance to restricted area
Distance to take-off (for OLC)
Distance back to last thermal
Cross track error
Glide ratio required to waypoint
Glide ratio through the air
Glide ratio to over the ground
Glide ratio to goal
Ambient temperature
SMS send interval

Bluetooth Flight data transfer to external devices
Flarm anti collision